Building the Best, by Land, Air and Sea

At Saltchuk, we oversee some of the country’s most recognized transportation and distribution companies. Together, we provide essential services to our communities.

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Marine Services: A Portal to the World

Foss, our harbor and global marine services operation,
has one of the largest coastal tug and barge fleet in the Pacific.

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Trucking & Logistics:
Our Fleet on Wheels

Interstate, our national, full truckload operation,
commands the road regionally and across the U.S.

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Aviation Services: Above & Beyond

Northern Aviation Services, our air cargo business,
delivers expertise to a broad range of businesses
and industries worldwide.

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Petroleum Distribution: The Promise of Energy

Our independent petroleum marketer and distributor
serves Alaska and Hawaii with respect for the environment.

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Trucking & Logistics:
Dedicated to Alaska

Carlile's team of trusted experts solve even the most complex challenges to serve Alaska.

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Shipping & Logistics: Over Land, Air and Sea

TOTE, our domestic shipping and logistics operation,
is a leader in the industry.

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International Shipping: Caribbean & Beyond

Tropical Shipping provides the fastest, most reliable transportation and logistics services to The Bahamas and Caribbean.

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Fleet Management pro keeps TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico’s equipment on track
Tropical Computer Operator: ‘the greatest challenge has been how quickly technology changes’
Delta Western Operations Manager honored for search and rescue work
Rainier Shipyard foreman, crew put finishing touches on third Foss tug
Carlile dispatcher awed by outpouring of generosity after the birth of her grandson
Connecting The Bahamas & Caribbean


Safety is our #1 priority. Saltchuk companies and teams work diligently to provide a 100% incident-free workplace. Nothing is more important than getting everyone home safe and sound!

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Saltchuk companies are making news and, more importantly, big strides in our industry and the communities we serve.

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Working at a Saltchuk company can provide a stable career with valuable benefits and the enjoyment of working with a solid team. Our leaders are committed to building thriving organizations with reliable, living-wage jobs. Explore your opportunities today.

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Our Companies Shine as a Family

Our goal at Saltchuk is to provide the best transportation and distribution services in North America. Our companies complement each other while being leaders in their industries. They share Saltchuk’s values of reliability, safety and commitment, and we nurture their success for the long haul.

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We Share a Common Code of Ethics

Saltchuk is a family business. We want each of our companies to be the kind of place where anyone would be proud for their children to work, so we expect everyone at all of our companies to meet the highest standards of honest, ethical business behavior. Our Code of Ethics is not just a document–it’s a promise.

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